Article Id: ARCC1018 | Page : 219- 224
Citation :- GAIN IN KNOWLEDGE OF RURAL WOMEN THROUGH CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION TRAINING.Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research.2011.(30):219- 224
Asha and Anju Manocha1
Address : Direcorate of Extension education CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar - 125 004, India.


The present study was conducted on purposively selected 100 rural women belonging to schedule caste to which five days training was imparted on clothing construction. Sufficient gain in knowledge of respondents for stitching clothes at home, material required for stitching and knowledge pertaining to machine parts was evident. There was a significant gain in knowledge of the respondents regarding taking measurements on all the three aspects of measurements calculated “t” value is greater than tabulated and found significant. Therefore it can be concluded that training exposure had increased the knowledge of rural women regarding measurements. From the study it was inferred that respondents had changed their knowledge regarding preliminary aspects of clothing construction, measurements aspects of stitching, and steps of stitching. On all these three aspects of stitching there was a significant gain in knowledge as the calculated “t” value was more than tabulated value. It means training has an immense impact on the trainees.


Pre-exposure Post-exposure Clothing construction Gain.


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